Borussia Dortmund Faces Real Madrid in Champions League Final

Borussia Dortmund Faces Real Madrid in Champions League Final

Borussia Dortmund is set to compete against Real Madrid in the Champions League final tonight.

The match will be held at Wembley, and it’s a significant moment for Dortmund as they aim to win Europe’s elite club competition for the second time in their history.

The Role of Jude Bellingham

Former Dortmund star Jude Bellingham is expected to play a crucial role in the game.

Bellingham, now with Real Madrid, has had a phenomenal season, contributing significantly to his team’s success.

His former teammate, Nico Schlotterbeck, discussed the challenges of facing Bellingham and shared his strategy to contain the talented Englishman.

Dortmund’s Journey to the Final

Dortmund’s path to the final has been memorable, with victories over top teams like Atletico Madrid and PSG.

Despite a disappointing fifth-place finish in the Bundesliga, their European campaign has been a success. The team, led by Edin Terzic, is prepared to give their best against Real Madrid’s formidable squad.

Schlotterbeck’s Defensive Plan

Schlotterbeck emphasized the need for a team effort to control Real Madrid’s offensive trio of Bellingham, Vinicius Jnr, and Rodrygo.

He highlighted Bellingham’s versatile skills and the challenge posed by Madrid’s strong wingers. According to Schlotterbeck, a coordinated team defense is essential to their chances of victory.

Bellingham’s Impact at Real Madrid

Bellingham remains a beloved figure in Dortmund, where he scored 24 goals and provided 25 assists over three years.

Since joining Real Madrid, he has elevated his performance, contributing 35 goals in 41 matches this season.

His former teammate, Julian Brandt, believes that Dortmund can still pull off an upset against the Spanish giants.

Brandt’s Optimism

Brandt expressed confidence in Dortmund’s ability to overcome Real Madrid, citing their impressive Champions League campaign.

He noted that Real Madrid is a formidable opponent but emphasized Dortmund’s belief and determination to succeed. Brandt is hopeful that their hard work will pay off in the final.

Terzic’s Perspective

Coach Edin Terzic acknowledged the challenges posed by Carlo Ancelotti’s side but urged his players to seize the moment and aim for victory.

He stressed that while Real Madrid might be the favorites, a single game can defy the odds. Terzic encouraged his team to be brave and focus on their goal of winning the trophy.

The Final Showdown

Terzic highlighted the importance of preparation and confidence going into the final.

He believes that anything is possible in a one-game showdown and that Dortmund has the potential to surprise their opponents.

Terzic’s message to his players was clear: they have a real chance if they play with courage and determination.

The Celebration Awaiting

The coach reflected on the potential celebration that awaits if Dortmund triumphs.

He compared the possible victory to the best parties, which are often unplanned and spontaneous.

Terzic feels confident and well-prepared, emphasizing that his team is ready for the challenge.

The Stakes for Wayne Rooney

In a related note, Wayne Rooney’s managerial career hangs in the balance with his job at Plymouth.

The outcome of his tenure there could define his future in football management.

This topic was discussed in the “It’s All Kicking Off” podcast, highlighting the pressures and expectations on Rooney.


As Dortmund prepares to face Real Madrid in the Champions League final, the excitement and anticipation are palpable.

With key players like Jude Bellingham poised to make an impact, and the strategic insights of Schlotterbeck and Terzic, Dortmund is ready to give their all.

The outcome of this match will be a defining moment for both teams

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